My fair city . . .
The worst part about being midtown is the never ending throngs of people surrounding the Empire State Building. From gangs of matching neon-shirted tourists to camera-toting couples craning their necks to take in New York's most iconic building, passing anywhere near the Empire State midtown area can be a total nightmare. The best part about being midtown is escaping all this madness to enjoy the glorious Empire State building from one of the neighborhood's many rooftop bars.